flashing flashing  /f ˈlæ ʃɪŋ/


  1. (n) a short vivid experience
  2. (n) sheet metal shaped and attached to a roof for strength and weatherproofing


  1. When you see a flashing yellow flashing light, you know the buttons are locked.
  2. The makers are even talking about adding smart chips to the fabric that could make it glow in flashing patterns.
  3. Tendulkar waits for the bowler's delivery like a martial arts black belt ready to parry an opponentmoving quickly into position, flashing his bat to guide the ball where he will.


  1. More than 100 students graduate Lakeland High School

    SCOTT TWP. - With cameras flashing, about 110 students filed under a red and blue balloon archway and onto the auditorium's stage, waving to the crowd as they soaked in their final moments as Lakeland High School seniors. Friends, family members and scho
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Scranton Times-Tribune

  2. EMS officials find solutions to help '911 abusers'

    Every time an city ambulance rushes past with lights flashing and siren screaming, there's good chance there's no emergency.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WTHR Indianapolis

  3. Flashing Yellow Lights Get Drivers' Approval in Columbia

    COLUMBIA - After three years of operation at busy Columbia intersections, drivers have grown to accept the flashing yellow left turn signals meant to make the intersections safer.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: KOMU Columbia


  1. "I hit that crossroad a while ago," Wright Penn said. "For (me), the 'I know what I don't want' was flashing neon lights."
    on Aug 17, 2009 By: Robin Wright Penn Source: msnbc.com

  2. "There were just these images of life flashing through my mind -- all the while bullets were being sprayed at our bus, people around me were shouting," spin maestro Muttiah Muralitharan recalled.
    on Mar 3, 2009 By: Muttiah Muralitharan Source: AFP

  3. "He's been given so many warnings, plus the rule was put in place for him," Cowboys receiver Patrick Crayton said. "That'd be a red light flashing in my head."
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Patrick Crayton Source: International Herald Tribune

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